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A Butterfly Reappears in Scotland After 133 Years Away

Last Wednesday, Ian Cowe took a photograph of a white-letter hairstreak in Scotland—the first time since 1884 the butterfly had been seen in the country. The butterfly, he told the BBC, was "a very ragged and worn individual found feeding on ragwort in the grassy edge of an arable field." Butterfly which suffered dramatic decline in numbers spotted in Scotland for first time in more than a century https://t.
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